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Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA
The Academy of Art College, founded in 1929, is a private institution. Its urban campus is located in San Francisco.
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Institution Type Private for-profit
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 8,303
   Women 4,766 (57.4%)
   Men 3,537 (42.6%)
Graduate Students 4,305
Entrance Difficulty Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate 100% of 2,761 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA        
Standardized Tests        
Extracurricular Activities        
Cost of Attendance $46,794
  Tuition and Fees $26,490
  Room and Board $15,250
Average Percent of Need Met 29%
Average Freshman Award $10,073
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 287
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 21% of classes
10-19 students: 67% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
San Francisco Population 825,863
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 42% of freshmen, 15% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
9.8% Asian
9.2% Black/African-American
16.5% Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
27.7% White
31.0% Unknown
International Students 28.5% from 103 countries
First-Year Students Returning 71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 4.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported